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Cox’s First Bill Is Emergency Loans for Federal Workers

Rep. TJ Cox’s first bill in Congress will help provide immediate financial relief for federal workers caught up in the government shutdown. Cox (D-Fresno) spoke to the media Thursday on Capitol Hill, flanked by seven other lawmakers, including Jim Costa (D-...
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Asteroids Are Smacking Earth Twice as Often as Before

WASHINGTON — Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don't worry. "It's just a game of probabilities. These events are still rare and far between that I'm not too worried about it." — Sara Mazrouei, a University of Toront...
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Heavy Tahoe Snow Pops Parked Jet’s Nose in Air

TRUCKEE — The Latest on California storms (all times local): 10:30 a.m. — Wet Snow Caused a Rear-Engine Jet to Do a Tail Stand An accumulation of heavy, wet snow caused a rear-engine jet parked at a Lake Taho...
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From New Orleans to Tehran: Life of Detained Iran Newscaster

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — She is largely unknown in the United States. But the American anchorwoman for Iran's state-run broadcaster, detained last weekend by U.S. authorities, is a familiar face on its English-language channel. "When I got familiar wit...